Category Archives: iDevBlogADay

Game Makeover: MicroSquares

For this week’s iDevBlogADay post, I’m going to do something a little different. Ok, it’s actually a lot different. Instead of talking about one of my own games, I’m going to talk about someone else’s game. I’ve been exchanging emails … Continue reading

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Focus

For this week’s iDevBlogADay entry, I’m going to write about how to stay focused on making your game by eliminating distractions and procrastination. This stuff helped me a ton while I was working on Trainyard, so I hope you’ll find … Continue reading

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The Week That Was

For this week’s iDevBlogADay post, I’m going to try to explain all the things that have happened since last week’s The Story So Far post. I’ll probably miss some stuff, but this’ll at least give you a general idea of … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

For this week’s iDevBlogADay post, I’m going to take a detailed look at the history of Trainyard, from its humble beginnings to its current position high up the App Store charts. Yes, there will be sales data. This’ll be a … Continue reading

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Training

For today’s iDevBlogADay post, I’m going to be talking about in-game tutorials. I’ll explain what they are, why you should use them, and how I implemented them in Trainyard and Trainyard Express. A foreword: I know a lot of people … Continue reading

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